train http://kmuw.org en 'Significant Updates' To Be Announced Friday on Passenger Rail in Wichita http://kmuw.org/post/significant-updates-be-announced-friday-passenger-rail-wichita <p>Wichita passenger rail supporters will get a jump on National Train Day this Friday during a press conference at Union Station building in Wichita.</p><p>Though National Train Day is on Saturday, organizers say the 4 p.m. press conference on Friday will provide "significant updates" on passenger rail advocacy in Kansas. Wichita officials say they'll release a major statement regarding rail.</p><p>Vice Mayor Pete Meitzner will lead the event; local business representatives who serve on his local Steering Committee will join him.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 13:01:42 +0000 Kate Clause 16818 at http://kmuw.org 'Significant Updates' To Be Announced Friday on Passenger Rail in Wichita Art Review: Rails and Wheels http://kmuw.org/post/art-review-rails-and-wheels <p>Wichita is rich in public art. It is a point of pride for this town, and with this beautiful spring weather, now is the time to seek it out.</p><p>If you want to see Wichita’s newest project, head to Old Town. A relatively little known public art installation is going in along the west wall of the railway corridor <a href="http://bit.ly/HdltiY" style="color: rgb(0, 145, 158);">off 1st Street on Santa Fe</a>. It is called “Rails and Wheels,” and the first stages of this major installation are ready for view.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:00:52 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 5939 at http://kmuw.org